Chatham House research on Libya includes work on the ongoing struggle for power in the country, including how this relates to international law.

Libya suffers from an interlinked political, security and economic crisis that is weakening state institutions, damaging its economy, and facilitating the proliferation of non-state armed groups. The state’s fragmentation has provided a fertile environment for the development of a pervasive war economy, which is highly damaging for the future of the state.

Mapping Libya’s War Economy seeks to map and understand the development of a war economy that is undermining peace efforts and fuelling state disintegration.

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